Role of Gandhaka Rasayana along with Karpoor mixed Nimba taila in the treatment of Dadru - Case Report

Authors

  • Jasmine
  • Sudhir Kumar Pani
  • Vishal Prajapati
  • Shashidhar Kumar
  • Ravneet Kaur

Keywords:

Dadru, Tinea corporis, Gandhak Rasayan, Nimba taila, Karpoor, Ayurveda, Fungal infection

Abstract

From the ancient time and till date of modern era, skin plays important role in all over the self-confidence and mental health. The first thing whenever we see person is skin as skin is the largest organ of body. If person suffering from any skin disease specially in face. Then it appears irritable and give negative impact on self-confidence and mental health. Every person in the world wants to be more beautiful than anyone. In this case study, A patient suffered from dadru on thigh region have treated. In dadru, elevated skin lesions with rashes, itching and redness associated with burning sensation appears with circular shape. All Acharyas mentioned all skin disease under kushtha. There are two types of kushtha, mahakushtha and kshudra kushtha mentioned in Ayurveda. Acharya Charak mentioned dadru into kshudra kushtha but Acharya Sushrut explained it into maha kushtha. Nidan and samprapti of all the kushtha types are same. We can correlate dadru with Tinea corporis as they have similar properties and appearance. In the present case study Karpoor mix Nimba taila was applied locally to the affected area of patient and Gandhak rasayan orally for 7days. Patient got completely relief from dadru on seventh day of treatment. This study showed that local application of Karpoor mixed with Nimba taila and orally Gandhak rasayan shows significant efficacy in the management of dadru.

Author Biographies

Jasmine

Assistant Professor, Kaumarbhritya Department, Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra Ayurved Medical College and Research Center, Shobhit University, Gangoh, Saharanpur. U.P. India. 

Sudhir Kumar Pani

Professor & H.O.D., Kaumarbhritya Department, Parul Institute of Ayurved, Parul University, Vadodara.  India. 

Vishal Prajapati

Assistant Professor, Kaumarbhritya Department, Parul Institute of Ayurved, Parul University, Vadodara. India. 

Shashidhar Kumar

Associate Professor, Kaumarbhritya Department, Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra Ayurved Medical College, Shobhit University, Gangoh, Saharanpur. India. 

Ravneet Kaur

Associate Professor, Kaumarbhritya Department, Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra Ayurved Medical College, Shobhit University, Gangoh, Saharanpur. U.P. India. 

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Published

08-07-2022

How to Cite

Jasmine, Pani, S. K., Prajapati, V. ., Kumar, S., & Kaur, R. . (2022). Role of Gandhaka Rasayana along with Karpoor mixed Nimba taila in the treatment of Dadru - Case Report. International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine, 13(2), 550–553. Retrieved from http://ijam.co.in/index.php/ijam/article/view/1829

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